IBSAT 2022 Exam - Registration, Last Date, Syllabus, Pattern
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- 20 Dec 2022:
ICFAI Business School will conduct IBSAT 2022 exam on December 24 and 25.
- 20 Dec 2022:
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About IBSAT 2022
Latest Update: ICFAI Business School has announced the selection process result today, March 9. Candidates shall visit the official website and check their result using IBSAT 2023 application number and password.
Click here to check IBSAT selection process result.
IBSAT 2022: The IBS selection process was scheduled for those candidates who qualified on the basis of IBSAT, NMAT, CAT, GMAT, or XAT scores. Authorities have conducted the selection process from February 23 to March 4, 2023, at IBS Hyderabad. Candidates who could not attend the IBSAT 2022 entrance test on December 24 and 25 due to their exam or any other reason can reschedule for the IBSAT 2022 exam which will be held on February 03 to 05, 2023. Candidate can login by using the application number and password and select the "IBSAT Feb Online Test" for opting the test date as per their choice from the drop-down menu and click on the submit tab.
IBSAT 2022 selection briefing will take place from January 7 to 15, 2023. ICFAI Business School will conduct IBSAT selection process from February 23 to March 4, 2023. Authorities have announced IBSAT 2022 result on December 29. IBSAT 2022 exam was held on December 24 and 25. Those who qualify in the test will be called for further rounds of the IBSAT selection procedure such as GD and PI. The cut off for admission in the top IBSAT score accepting B-School - ICFAI Hyderabad is 60+ percentile in CAT and XAT. The IBS conducted the IBSAT exam 2022 for admission into MBA/ PGDM courses in their 9 campuses.
The minimum cutoff scores for getting GD PI call scheduled at IBS Hyderabad from February 23 - March 04, 2023 is given below
- CAT & XAT – 60 percentile and above
- GMATTM – 500 +
- NMAT by GMACTM – 150+
The minimum cutoff score for Rs 2 lac scholarship eligibility criteria is
- CAT – Top 75 candidates with minimum score of 90 percentile and above
- XAT – Top 25 candidates with minimum score of 80 percentile and above
- GMATTM – Top 25 candidates with minimum score of 550 and above
- NMAT by GMACTM – Top 100 candidates with minimum score of 225 and above
Note:- IBSAT 2022 category scholarship is already being announced with the IBSAT 2022 results. This was applicable only for the candidates who have written IBSAT 2022 on December 24 and 25, 2022.
What is IBSAT exam?
IBSAT is one of the popular examinations for post-graduate management entrance. IBSAT is conducted for admission to post-graduate management courses offered at various campuses of IBS. IBSAT is conducted by ICFAI Business School every year. The exam assesses the applicant’s ability in quantitative techniques, data interpretation, data adequacy, vocabulary, analytical reasoning and reading comprehension.
IBSAT 2022 - Overview
Given below is an overview of IBSAT 2022 that mentions the exam level, exam mode, number of questions, conducting body and more. Check here.
ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test
Commonly known as
Exam conducting body
ICFAI Business School
Computer Based Test (CBT)
Total number of questions
Total IBS campuses
9 IBS Campuses
MBA course available at IBS campuses
IBS Dehradun, IBS Hyderabad, IBS Jaipur
PGDM course available at IBS campuses
IBS Kolkata, IBS Pune, IBS Bengaluru, IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Mumbai, IBS Gurgaon
Official IBSAT contact details:
IBSAT 2022 official website- ibsindia.org
Helpline number- 040 – 23440963
IBS Admissions Office,
65, Nagarjuna Hills, Punjagutta
Hyderabad – 500082, Telangana.Click here to check IBSAT selection process result.
IBSAT 2022 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||IBS Aptitude Test|
|Short Exam Name||IBSAT|
|Conducting Body||ICFAI Business School|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Offline / Online|
|Application Fee (General)||1800 Rs [Offline] +1 More|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Offline|
|Exam Duration||2 Hours|
IBSAT 2022 Important Dates
Past Dates and Events
09 Mar, 2023
Result - Selection Process | Mode: Online
23 Feb, 2023 - 04 Mar, 2023
Selection process | Mode: Online
03 Feb, 2023 - 05 Feb, 2023
IBSAT reschedule test date | Mode: Online
07 Jan, 2023 - 15 Jan, 2023
Selection briefing | Mode: Online
29 Dec, 2022
Result | Mode: Online
24 Dec, 2022 - 25 Dec, 2022
Exam | Mode: Online
01 Jul, 2022 - 21 Dec, 2022
Application | Mode: Offline and Online
17 Nov, 2022 - 16 Dec, 2022
IBSAT national mock test | Mode: Online
The ICFAI Business School specifies the IBSAT eligibility criteria for aspirants who wish to appear for IBS Aptitude Test 2022. Before filling the application form, it is crucial that applicants check the eligibility criteria of IBSAT 2022.
Highlights of IBSAT 2022 eligibility criteria
Minimum Marks Required - In order to fill the application form of IBSAT 2022, candidates will be required to complete their graduation with minimum 50% marks in toal aggregate.
Educational qualification - Candidates should have done their 15 years of education in the pattern on 10+2+3 or 10+2+4
Required medium of education - Candidates must have done their Bachelor’s in English medium. If they are not from english medium, in such case candidates need to submit TOEFL/ IELT/ IELTS score
Those candidates who are pursuing their final year of graduation and willing to appear for IBSAT 2022, they can fill the IBSAT application form, but later on such candidates will have to produce their graduation certificate.
Age limit - There is no age bar to apply for IBSAT 2022.
Nationality - As per past year trends, only Indian citizens are allowed to fill the application form of IBSAT 2022. Those who do not have Indian citizenship, will not be allowed to register for IBSAT 2022.
Candidates can also apply through CAT , GMAT and NMAT by GMAC score for direct admission
Mode of Application : Offline and Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | NEFT | Other
ICFAI Business School started the IBSAT 2022 registration on July 01 in online mode. Candidates could have filled the IBSAT 2022 registration form by visiting the official website till December 21. At the time of filling IBSAT registration form, candidates were to enter their personal as well as past academic details. Also candidates could have purchased the IBSAT application form at any of the marketing offices by paying the requisite application fee in cash.
While filling the application form of IBSAT 2022, candidates were to pay the application fee of Rs 1,800, as well as candidates, need to upload all the requisite documents.
Guidelines to fill IBSAT 2022 Application Form
- Candidates have to enter their personal details (like name, DOB, contact information like mobile number, email address, residential address, etc.) and academic details like educational qualifications while filling the IBSAT application form.
- Recent passport size coloured photographs in the prescribed format must be uploaded.
- Specify the exam whose score will be used to apply for the programme (either through IBSAT or GMAT, CAT or NMAT by GMAC).
- Check if all the information entered is accurate and click on ‘I Agree.’
- View all the information entered and schedule the IBSAT 2022 exam.
Steps to fill IBSAT application form 2022
Candidates can refer to the following steps while filling the application form of IBSAT 2022.
Step 1 - Visit the official website of ICFAI Business School i.e. www.ibsindia.org
Step 2 - Click register for IBSAT 2022 and enter all the details
Step 3 - Preview the IBSAT application form and re-check all the information
Step 4 - Pay the application fee of IBSAT 2022
Step 5 - After paying the application fee, “Submit” the application form and take a printout of it for future reference.
|SC, General, OBC, ST||Offline, Online||Male, Female, Transgender||₹ 1800|
While preparing for IBSAT 2022, candidates should allow at least three months for IBSAT exam preparation. Be thorough will all the topics from Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation and Adeqquancy, and Quantitative Aptitude. Check out the useful preparation tips for IBSAT 2022.
- Work on your fundamentals and be updated.
- Apart from IBSAT preparation books candidates should solve the past year's IBSAT sample paper and the previous year's question paper.
- Take IBSAT mock test regularly.
- Join online and offline study groups while preparing for IBSAT 2022.
IBSAT 2022 exam pattern states that it is a proctored home-based test of two hours. As per the exam pattern prescribed by ICFAI Business School, the management aptitude test carries 140 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) divided into four sections.
IBSAT Exam Patt ern 2022
|Name of the Sections||Number of Questions|
|Data adequacy & data interpretation|
Marking scheme : Each correct answer will be awarded one mark. There is no negative marking for an incorrect response. Thus, the IBSAT 2022 exam will be marked out of a total of 140 marks.
ICFAI does not release any official syllabus for IBSAT 2022. However, based on previous years’ question papers, here are the most common topics from which questions will be raised in the exam:
|Data Interpretation and Data Adequacy||Bar graphs, Column graphs, Data Interpretation, Critical Reasoning, Logical reasoning, Data sufficiency, etc.|
|Reading Comprehension||Three reading comprehension passages with 25 direct questions seeking factual answers.|
|Algebra, Arithmetic progression, Co-ordinate geometry, Geometry, Percentage, Permutation & Combination, Probability, Profit & Loss, etc.|
|Vocabulary||Vocabulary, Analogies, Comprehension of passage, Contextual usage, English usage, Incorrect words, Para jumble, Punctuation, etc.|
ICFAI also offered a free mock test for candidates appeared in the exam to help them get accustomed to the exam pattern of IBSAT 2022.
IBSAT Sample Paper 2022
Those candidates who were planning to take IBSAT 2022, could do their exam preparation by including the IBSAT sample paper in their preparation strategy. By solving IBSAT 2022 sample paper, candidates would be able to know their exam structure as well as a level of the IBSAT entrance test.
IBSAT 2022 Mock Test
ICFAI Business School released IBSAT 2022 mock tests for candidates appearing in the test to help them get accustomed to each section of the online exam. The IBSAT national mock test was available till December 16. IBSAT mock tests are meant to familiarise candidates with the exam pattern of IBSAT.
By taking the IBSAT 2022 mock test, candidates will get familiar with the IBSAT question paper and they can also gauge their IBSAT exam preparation level. Apart from that, by taking IBSAT 2022 candidates will be able to manage their time. Candidates who qualify the IBSAT mock test with a good score, IBS Hyderabad will give prizes up to Rs 20,000.
Eligibility Criteria of IBSAT Mock Test 2022-
Candidate must be a legal resident of India.
Candidate must be a major according to the age limit.
Candidate must have a valid email address and internet access.
Candidate must have passed graduation from 2019-2022 or should be appearing in 2022.
Aadhar card is necessary for NE states Government photo ID card.
Only registered candidates can download the IBSAT 2022 admit card or hall ticket from the official website of IBS after they book their test slots. To book the test slot and download the admit card of IBSAT 2022, candidates need to enter the application number and password sent to the registered email address.
Steps to download IBSAT admit card 2022
Candidates can refer to the following steps while downloading IBSAT 2022 admit card.
- Visit the official website of IBSAT 2022.
- Candidates need to book a slot to appear for IBSAT 2022 exam
- Select the IBSAT exam city and test centre along with the date and time
- Choose either by "Date" or "Time" options for slot booking
- Slots booked once cannot be changed later
- Verify all the details and click on the "confirm" tab
- Take a printout of the IBSAT admit card for future reference
Details mentioned on IBSAT Admit Card 2022
• Candidates’ full name and signature
• Candidates’ photograph
• Test date and venue
• IBSAT roll number
• Examination day instructions
Apart from the admit card of IBSAT 2022, candidates must carry along a valid photo ID proof such as an Aadhaar card, voter ID, driving license, etc. to the exam centre.
IBSAT 2022 Exam Centers
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
Documents Required at Exam
- IBSAT 2022 admit card
- Valid photo ID proof (any one - Aadhar card/voter ID/ driving license/passport etc.)
ICFAI Business School announced the IBSAT result in online mode on December 29. Registered candidates can check their IBSAT 2022 result by entering their IBSAT 2022 application number and password.
ICFAI Business School will not send the hard copy of the IBSAT result to the candidate's residence. Post the IBSAT 2022 result, all the IBS institutes will announce their cutoffs and prepare a list of shortlisted candidates for selection rounds.
Know how to download the IBSAT result 2022
Candidates can refer to the following steps while checking the IBSAT 2022 result.
- Step 1 - Visit the official website of ICFAI Business School and click on the “IBSAT 2022 result” tab
- Step 2 - Now candidates will be redirected to the result page. On the landing page, students will have to enter their IBSAT application number and password
- Step 3 - After entering the required details, click on the “View result” tab. A list of passed candidates will appear on the computer screen. Candidates can check their names on the available IBSAT result list.
- Step 4 - Download and take a printout of the IBSAT 2022 result for future reference
Post the announcement of result, the nine IBS institutes will declare the IBSAT 2022 cutoff lists. This list will have the names of qualifying candidates who have secured the minimum marks or percentile required to get shortlisted for the selection process. The cutoff of IBSAT 2022 will vary from institute to institute.
All the IBS campuses will release the minimum cutoff marks for IBSAT 2022 after the declaration of result. In order to be eligible for IBSAT 2022 selection procedure, candidates will have to secure minimum cutoff marks. Those who will meet the prescribed IBSAT cutoff criteria, such candidates will have to participate in the further selection rounds. Authorities will consider certain factors while preparing IBSAT cutoff criteria.
Determining factors of IBSAT cutoff 2022
Total number of participating institutes
Difficulty level of the exam
Previous year IBSAT cutoff trends
Availability of seats
The reputation of the institute
The minimum cut – off scores for getting GDPI call scheduled at IBS Hyderabad during 23 February - 4 March 2023 is given below
- CAT & XAT – 60 percentile and above
- GMATTM – 500 +
- NMAT by GMACTM – 150+
IBSAT 2022 Expected Cutoff
|IBS Campus Name||Expected IBSAT 2022 Cutoff|
ICFAI Business School has announced the selection process result today, March 9. The IBSAT selection process was scheduled for those candidates who qualified on the basis of IBSAT, NMAT, CAT, GMAT, or XAT scores. Authorities will conduct the selection process from February 23 to March 4, 2023, at IBS Hyderabad.
The selection procedure of IBSAT 2022 is a two-step process. In the first step, candidates had to appear for the IBS Aptitude Test. After the declaration of IBSAT result, the nine IBS institutes shortlistd candidates on the basis of their own cut-offs. Shortlisted candidates would be called for IBS selection briefings.
As part of the second step of IBSAT 2022 selection procedure, IBS Hyderabad will conduct Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) at its campus from February 23 to March 4, 2023. Factors such as candidates’ academic performance and work experience will also be taken into consideration, besides the IBSAT score, while preparing the final merit list.
Required documents for IBSAT counselling 2022
At the time of IBSAT 2022 counselling, candidates will be required to produce the following documents.
Photocopy of class 10th and 12th marksheets
Qualifying degree marksheet copies
For of personal data with self affixed photograph
IBSAT 2022 admit card
IBSAT 2022 scorecard
Weightage for IBSAT Final Merit List
The weightage (in %)
Past academic records of Students
|Group discussion (GD)||30|
Personal Interview (PI)
The final merit list or admission list of IBSAT 2022 will be tentatively declared in the last week of March 2022.
IBSAT Participating Institutes 2022
The IBSAT 2022 scorecard will be accepted by the nine participating institutes. The selection process of IBSAT may vary for participating institutes. Check the list of IBSAT participating institutes.
List of IBSAT 2022 participating institutes
IBSAT 2022 Counselling Centers
Documents Required at Counselling
- IBSAT 2022 score card
- IBSAT 2022 admit card
- Valid photo ID proof
- Class 10 marksheet - original and photocopy
- Class 12 marksheet - original and photocopy
- Graduation/bachelor's degree - original and photocopy
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:When will the IBSAT 2022 registration process started?
The registration process of IBSAT 2022 started on July 01 and IBSAT application form was available till December 21.
Question:Is IBSAT the common entrance test for all IBS campuses?
Yes, IBSAT is conducted for admission to all programs of IBS at 80 test centers all over India. IBSAT 2022 test was held on December 24 and 25, 2022.
Question:What are the rounds included in selection process?
The selection process of IBSAT 2022 will comprise of Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI)
Question:When will the IBSAT 2022 selection procedure be conducted?
IBSAT 2022 selection process has been conducted from February 23 to March 04, 2023.
Question:When will be the IBSAT 2022 result announced?
IBSAT 2022 result has been announced on December 29.
Question:Can the candidates with CAT/NMAT by GMAC or GMAT scores apply?
Yes, the applicants with CAT/NMAT by GMAC or GMAT scores could also applied. Such candidates were exempted from the IBSAT.
Question:What is IBSAT 2022 exam pattern sectional division?
IBSAT 2022 was conducted for a duration of two hours. The paper was divided into four sections viz., Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, and Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation.
IBSAT paper had 140 questions in total which are multiple choice questions
- Verbal Ability : 50
- Reading Comprehension : 30
- Quantitative Aptitude : 30
- Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation : 30
Question:In case of any queries whom do I contact?
For any queries on IBSAT 2022, candidates can contact on the following address, email and telephone numbers:
IBS Admissions Office
65, Nagarjuna Hills, Punjagutta
Hyderabad – 500082, Telangana.
Telephone Board: 040 – 23440963
Toll Free: 1800 425 55 66 77
Question:Is there any financial assistance for IBS Programs?
Candidates selected for IBS Program avail educational loans from Public/ Private sector banks.
- AVANSE Financial Services Pvt. Ltd.
- CREDILLA Financial Services
Question:Is there any Mock Test for IBSAT?
Yes, the mock tests was provided for the candidates prior exam, so that candidates can get familiarize with the IBSAT test. The national-level IBSAT mock tests were available from November 17 to December 16 on the official website.
Question:What is the cost of the IBSAT Application?
The application cost was Rs. 1800/-.
Question:What are the programs offered by IBS?
IBS offers the following Programs:
- 2-years MBA program at IBS Hyderabad, IBS Jaipur and IBS Dehradun
- 2-years PGPM (Postgraduate Program in Management) at 6 IBS campuses- (Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Gurgaon, Mumbai and Pune)
- 4- years Ph.D program (Full time/ Part time) at IBS Hyderabad
Questions related to IBSAT
When will the IBSAT 2022 selection process result out?
The result of IBSAT 2022 selection process has been declared on March 9, 2023.
What is the pattern of IBSAT test or it is similar to the CAT or the GMAT?
IBSAT is one of the popular examinations for post-graduate management entrance. IBSAT is conducted for admission to various campuses of IBS. IBSAT is conducted by ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education every year. The question paper is divided into four sections Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, and Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation. IBSAT paper has 140 questions in total which are multiple choice questions.
When will IBSAT 2022 is to be held?
The IBSAT 2022 was held on December 24 and 25, 2022. ICFAI Business School has announced that the IBSAT candidates who could not attend the IBSAT exam on 24th and 25th December due to some reason can appear for the exam from 03rd to 05th February 2023.
How do you check for IBSAT marks?
Candidates can check their IBSAT result 2022 at ibsindia.org by using their IBSAT login credentials such as Application Number and Password. The IBSAT 2022 result has been declared in the form of a scorecard.
Is IBSAT a tough exam?
IBSAT is not a tough exam but has the requirement of being consistent and preparing strategically to crack this exam.